i-Ripoff?

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Sazar, Jul 5, 2007.

  1. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Fascinating little article here by a site I am checking out more and more.

    http://www.engadget.com/2007/07/05/apples-little-problem-with-ripping-off-artists/

    There is something to be said of being big enough and rich enough to get away with ripping off people like this.

    There have been numerous stories and typically I would say, well they're just after money. However, in this case, with such clear evidence, I am re-thinking that philosophy.

    A clear history of wanton disregard for the work of other people.
     
  2. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Apple is awesome! *eats an orange*
     
  3. Aprox

    Aprox Moderator Political User

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    Matt is teh funneh!
     
  4. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Not really surprising.
    Apple doesn't seem much like a good company to me.
    Although, when you release the same product 7 times with each one, a tad better than the previous one, How can you go wrong!
     
  5. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Let's make applesauce! :D
     
  6. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    I think you are infringing on Apple's copyright there Gonaads :p

    "I play, I could", in fact I am infringing upon their copyright twice in this statement!
    OH holy Apple, how I have failed you,
    GAAAH It was done again!
     
  7. Roadhog

    Roadhog Resident Alien

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    this is what I think of Apple.

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  8. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    :eek:

    MIDGETS

    :eek:
     
  9. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Soooo, the company that is known for soooo much artsy fartsy innovation can't even dream up their own artsy fartsy commercials.
     
  10. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Yep...

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  11. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    And the kind that Sazar really really luvs...

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    Seriously disturbed Midgets.


    Weeeeeeeee...
    *runs* :p
     
  12. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Yuck.
    And I think they prefer to be called little people :p
     
  13. synical33

    synical33 X2 & Lovin' It

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    I <3 Engadget!!! Regardless of that little bump they hit not too long ago regarding a news article that was not true.

    ENGADGET RULES!!!
     
  14. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Ditto.
     
  15. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    iRipoff - it's the most "revolutionary" ripoff you've ever seen.
    Redmond, start your photocopiers!
     
  16. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    iMidget?

    I'd consider buying one, but only if it came with a click-wheel and a touch screen and I could put it on vibrate :smoker:
     
  17. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    Speaking of iRIPOFF. No one mentioned the ugly, confrontational attempt by @pple to steal the name iPhone from it's registered owners.

    They do seem to have a problem with intellectual property, unless of course it is their siftware...

    I still think Zerox should own them! Mouse, GUI, etc. direct steal.
     
  18. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I thought it was microsoft who stole xerox's code, not apple ... OSX is open source linux if you think about it.
     
  19. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    no, the original MacOS when the mac first came out was ripped from Xerox.. microsoft later stole it from Mac ;)

    OSX is based on the old Mach and Next kernels mostly.
     
  20. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    Actually if you think about it, it is not.